Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary and Last forbidden kingdom in Nepal

  • Info Nepal Treks
  • Last Updated on Jun 19, 2023

Table of Contents

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary, if you type it on the Google page, it will demonstrate numerous itineraries and information regarding Upper Mustang Trek. But what Upper Mustang Trekking is?

Upper Mustang Trekking is a trekking to forbidden and arid kingdom beyond the Himalayas in Nepal. The trekkers who want the really different flavor of trekking and adventure, go with Upper Mustang Trekking.

Actually, Upper Mustang area is systematically conserved in an Eco-friendly way. Therefore this region is distinctive from other trekking trails in Nepal. There are two different Mustangs: Upper and lower. But both have very similar topography and landscapes.

Upper Mustang Trek…both Nepal and Tibet…..yeh it is true. Upper Mustang Trek offers us insights of both Nepal side and Tibet side since the trekking trail is located at the border between these two countries. To be frank, we get more information about Tibet than Nepal. The people who are living in the Upper Mustang region have much more connection to Tibetan than to Nepal. The trade, civilization, culture and other daily activities largely depend on the Tibetan side.

Trekkers have to obtain a special trekking permit to have an entry to Upper Mustang region since it is restricted area trekking in Nepal. For this, one can ask with the trekking company through which he/she is making the trip to Upper Mustang region. The company will obtain this special trekking for you.

Upper and Lower Mustang, both are showed by rain. People of this region seldom have rainfall. Therefore, the land and landscapes are completely dry. However, the distinctive colour of the topography blend with mountain peaks in the Tibetan and Nepal side please thousand of trekkers.

We begin Upper Mustang Trekking from Jomsom. For Jomsom, either we take a flight or drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Then, we trek to Kagbeni and gradually, get Lo-Manthang. Lo-Manthang is a must visit city or village in Upper Mustang region. It is historically and culturally significant.

We end our Upper Mustang Trekking again at Jomsom and take a flight to Pokhara. And again we either take a flight or drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

We will have normal teahouse or guesthouse Accommodation during Upper Mustang Trekking. This is mountain accommodation so one has to adjust with normal accommodation. We even can get homestay accommodation in our Upper Mustang Trekking. The toilets will normally be outside and occasionally, we can get the hot shower. But nowadays, they have an electric heater to warm the water and also use solar system heating.


We can have good communication facility in the Upper Mustang region. For this, one can access network over cell phone by inserting a local SIM card either Ncell or NTC. We also get Wifi facility but for this, we have to pay some extra money.

There is not the risk of getting altitude sickness in the Upper Mustang region. However, some may have other kinds of illnesses. But, rest assured that you will completely be safe during the trek to Upper Mustang.

Upper Mustang trek itinerary 8 days

We also can accomplish Upper Mustang Trek in 8 days. This is a customized Upper Mustang Trek. Actually, it seems as if it is not possible but we have designed it in such way that even 8 days will be sufficient time duration for Upper Mustang Trek.

Short Itinerary

01 Day: Pick up from the airport.

02 Day: Drive to Kagbeni (2800 meter)

03 Day: Trek to Geling (3570 meters)

04 Day: Trek to Tsarang (3560 meters)

05 Day: Trek to Lo-manthang (3840 meters)

06 Day: sightseeing in Lo –manthang.

07 Day: Drive back to Jomsom.

08 Day: Drive back to Pokhara and fly back Kathmandu airport.

Upper Mustang trek itinerary 10 days

This is also a customized trek itinerary for Upper Mustang Trek. After a long research, we came to know that Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 10 Days is also preferred by numerous trekkers. So, we have proposed this itinerary for Upper Mustang Trek.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Drive(5-6) fly (30min) to Pokhara

Day 02: Fly Jomsom from Pokhara and  Trek to Kagbeni (2,800m)

Day 03: Trek to Geling (3,570m)

Day 04: Trek to Tsarang (3,560m)

Day 05: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

Day 06: Explore around Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

Day 07: Trek to Ghami (3,520m)

Day 08: Trek to Samar (3,540m)

Day 09: Trek to Muktinath (3,600m) and about one hour drive to Jomsom

Day 10: Drive back from Jomsom – Pokhara

Upper Mustang trek itinerary 14 days

There are various Upper Mustang Trek Itineraries. Among them, one of the popular itineraries is Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 14 Days. We also have enough acclimatization and plenty of time to explore the Upper Mustang region.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara (Tourist Bus, flight,)/853m/2,113/ft/7/hr.Bus /30 min

Day 02: Fly to Jomsom from Pokhara and trek to Kagbeni/2,847m/9,340ft/4-5 hours

Day 03 : Kagbeni to Chel 3,050m/10,006 ft/5-6 hours

Day 04: Chele to Zhaite/3,730m/12,237 ft/7-8 hours

Day 05: Zhaite to Charang (via Dhakmnar and Lo Gekar)/3575m/11,729/ft 5-6 hours

Day 06: Charang to Lo Manthang (explore the ancient city)/3820m/12,532/ft/5-6 hours

Day 07: Lo Manthang (Namgyal Gompa and Thinggar Valley)/3780m/12,532 ft Rest day

Day 08: Lo Manthang rest day and Explore around/3780m/11,729 ft/Rest day

Day 09: Dhakmar via Lo Gekar/3730m/12237 ft/6-7 hours

Day 10: Geker to Geling/3,570m/11,729 ft/7-8 hours

Day 11: Geling to Chuksang/2,950m /9,678ft/5-6 hours

Day 12: Chuskang to Jomsom 2,750m/9,022 ft/5-6 hours

Day 13: Jomsom to Pokhara 853m/2,798 ft/25-minute flight

Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu1,300m/4,265 ft/7 hr. Bus / 30 min Flight

Upper Mustang trek itinerary 15 days

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 15 Days has considerable popularity among the trekkers who want to trek to Upper Mustang region. This itinerary is ideal itineraries letting the tourists experience the exotic nature and culture of the ethnic people.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing and trek preparation

Day 03: Kathmandu – Pokhara (910m/2,986ft): 25 min flight

Day 04: Pokhara – Jomsom – Kagbeni (2,858m/9,375ft): 20 min flight, 8km, 3-4 hrs trek

Day 05: Kagbeni – Chele (3,050m/10,004ft): 12km, 5-6 hrs

Day 06: Chele – Gelling (3,570m/11,200ft): 14km, 6-7 hrs

Day 07: Gelling – Tsarang (3,575/11,750ft): 14km, 6-7 hrs

Day 08: Tsarang – Lo Manthang (3,840m/12,800ft): 10km, 4-5 hrs

Day 09: Lo Manthang: Rest and exploration day

Day 10: Lo Manthang – Drakmar (3,810 m/12,500ft): 14km, 6-7 hrs

Day 11: Drakmar – Shyangmochen (3,806m/12,484ft): 12km, 5-6 hrs

Day 12: Shyangmochen – Chhuksang (3,050m/10,004ft): 12km, 5-6 hrs

Day 13: Chhuksang – Jomsom (2,700/8,856ft): 14km, 6-7 hrs

Day 14: Jomsom – Pokhara (20 min flight) – Kathmandu (1,300/4,264ft): 5 hrs

Day 15: Departure. Transfer to International Airport and fly to your onward destination.

Upper Mustang trek itinerary 16 days

This Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 16 Days is a perfect itinerary for the trekkers who have all more than two weeks time to spend in this arid kingdom of Upper Mustang. The trekkers who really want to make a complete exploration of Upper Mustang region fins this itinerary a rewarding.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at the airport and drop to hotel

Day 02: Rest in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara

Day 04: Drive to Kagbeni (2,800m)

Day 05: Trek to Chele (3,100 m)

Day06: Trek to Geling (3,570m)

Day 07: Trek to Tsarang (3,560m)

Day 08: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

Day 09: Explore around Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

Day 10: Excursion around Lo-Manthang

Day 11: Trek to Drakmar (3,820m)

Day 12: Trek to Shyangmochen (3,794m)

Day 13: Trek to Kagbeni (2,810m)

Day 14: Drive   back to Pokhara

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu and farewell dinner

Day 16: Drop off at the airport and fly back to the selected destination

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 13 Days

Since trekkers are of different interests, some of them want Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 13 days. This is all about to suit trekkers want and time schedule. They are happy with Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 13 Days.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Drive(5-6) or fly (30m)to Pokhara

Day 02: Fly to Jomsom from Pokhara  and trek to Kagbeni (2,800m)

Day 03: Trek to Geling (3,570m)

Day 04: Trek to Tsarang (3,560m)

Day 05: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

Day 06: Explore around Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

Day 07: Trek to Ghami (3,520m)

Day 08: Trek to Samar (3,540m)

Day 09: Trek to Muktinath (3,600m) and about one hour drive to Jomsom

Day 10: Drive back from Jomsom – Pokhara

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 17 Days

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary is the most perfect itinerary with plenty of time to explore and spend with the people of this region. With this itinerary, we will have the memory of a lifetime. This is the itinerary which suits to the people with less stamina, beginners and the aged people.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,428ft)

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (827m/2689ft): 5-6 hours

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2,700m/8898ft) and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/9,216ft): 3-4 hours trek

Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3,050m/10,004ft): 5-6 hours

Day 06: Chele to Syanbochen (3,475m/11,398ft): 6-7 hours

Day 07: Syanbochen to Ghami (3,520m/11,546ft): 5-6 hours

Day 08: Ghami to Tsarang (3,620m/11,873ft): 5-6 hours

Day 09: Tsarang to Lo-Manthang (3,730m/12,234ft): 3-4 hours

Day 10: Explore Lo Manthang/ Acclimatization

Day 11: Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 m/12,500ft): 6-7 hours

Day 12: Drakmar to Ghiling (3,806m/12,484ft): 5-6 hours

Day 13: Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050m/10,004ft): 5-6 hours

Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2,700/8,856ft): 6-7 hours

Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara

Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Day 17: Final departure

Info Nepal Treks

Info Nepal Treks

Call Us on WhatsApp+977 9841396817OrChat with us